A Lucian for Our Times

A Lucian for Our Times

eBook - 2009
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Lucian of Samosata, the prolific Greek-speaking satirist of the 2nd century AD, left us a wide range of works ranging from harsh invective against cult-leaders and philosophers to playful pastiche of Herodotus' Histories. Art and artists, teachers of rhetoric, inconsistent myths, parasites in rich households, authors seeking imperial patronage and the rich and powerful themselves all provide rich material for his wit and humour. In this volume the focus is not on the literary values of Lucia ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009
ISBN: 9781443814331
1443814334
9781443816090
1443816094
Characteristics: 1 online resource (221 pages)

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